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Scarf

French
about 1865


Object Place: France

Dimensions

259.08 cm (102 in.)

Accession Number

1986.90

Medium or Technique

Silk; printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular silk taffeta scarf in chiné a la branche technique. Pale green center field with small repeating pattern of dark green flowers. Four rows of “trompe l’ oeil” white flounces in swags with polychrome floral sprays across both end borders on dark green ground. Knotted fringe ends. Condition: very good; few stains and fold creases.

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund